Board of Visitors

What We Do

The Board of Visitors is the governing authority for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The Board is composed of 14 members, 13 of whom are appointed by the Governor. The 14th member is the President of the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services, who serves ex officio. In addition, there are four non-voting representatives to the board, representing faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students.

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Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise noted, all full Board of Visitors meetings are held at the Torgersen Board Room and all regular committee meetings are held at The Inn at Virginia Tech (always on Monday).

Board of Visitors meeting dates for 2019-2020:

  • November 17-18, 2019

  • March 29-30, 2020

  • June 1-2, 2020

  • August 23-25, 2020

  • November 15-16, 2020

Contact Us

Ms. Kim O'Rourke
Secretary of the Board of Visitors
319 Burruss Hall (0125)
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-6232